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Date(s) - Sunday, March 4
4:00 pm

La Casa de la Raza


Join a Santa Barbara Community Dialogue with Jerome Morgan, Robert Jones, and Daniel Rideau, all wrongfully convicted and served a total of more than fifty years in Angola Prison (LSP) before being found innocent. Jones was exonerated of several horrible crimes he didn’t commit after 23 1/2 years on a sentence to die. Morgan was exonerated of a crime of murder on a 16 year old, after 20 years on a sentence to die. Rideau was released of a manslaughter conviction, after 9 years served on a sentence to die. They have co-authored the 2017 book Unbreakable Resolve:Triumphant Stories of 3 True Gentlemen.

Established by them in 2017, Free-Dem Foundations, Inc. is a nonprofit community-based youth organization that partners with local businesses and nonprofit organization. to help our disregarded youth with the critical transition from childhood to adulthood. The organization is rooted in vocational training, community engagement, youth leadership/advocacy and pre-adult transitional services.

Questions about Free-Dem Foundations events? Contact Professor George Lipsitz at glipsitz@blackstudies.ucsb.edu or Diane Fujino, CBSR Director, at fujino@ucsb.edu or (805) 893-3914.